Iowa inmate serving life dies in custody

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa inmate serving a life sentence has died while in custody at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center. The …

SCHOOL LUNCH

Wasting school lunches

Each year Americans waste enough food to fill the Sears Tower 44 times a year, and some of that food may be coming from our school lunchroom…

Hog on Klemme Farm

Beware of manure foam

Fires can be detrimental no matter where or when they happen, but a fire that takes place on a farm can be even more dangerous; especially w…

MURDER MEMORIAL-PKG

Remembering victims of murder

In preparation for Friday’s National Day of Remembrance, families shared their thoughts and prayers with one another in solidarity.

SOYBEANS AND CHINA

China buying soybeans

Harvest season is fast approaching and while some of our local crops will stay in the area, much of it will likely end up overseas.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

A crisis in our hometown

Going to a human trafficking event isn’t meant to upset you, but rather inform you.

DEADLY SELFIES-PKG

Selfies turning deadly

MASON CITY, Iowa – Dive into the ocean and you put yourself at risk of a shark attack, or, take a picture and put yourself in even more dang…